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No, 'Hispanic' And 'Latino' Are Not The Same Thing

And don't even get us started about "Latinx."

Anyone who uses the words “Latino” and “Hispanic” interchangeably is in for a rude awakening.

These terms are often used to describe people of Latin American descent, but their actual meanings are a bit more complicated. If you refer to someone from Brazil as a Hispanic, if you think that someone from Spain is Latino or if you think “Latinx” is a typo, then you need to watch HuffPost Latino Voices’ latest video. 

Watch us break down the difference between Latino, Hispanic and Latinx above. 

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